Shopping & Dining The main Zoo Shop, located in Vine Street Village, carries a wide range of items to commemorate your trip to the Zoo and also stocks practical items, such as sunscreen, to make your visit more enjoyable! Your purchase matters: Your purchase provides critical financial support and enables us to achieve our mission. Thank you! Plastic Bags Have Gone Extinct We are Plastic Bag Free as part of our ongoing Green initiative. Did you know? The world is facing a Plastic Bag Pandemic: Over 1 trillion plastic bags are used every year worldwide. About 2 million plastic bags are used every minute around the world. Americans use and throw away 100 billion plastic bags every year. Only 3-5% of plastic bags get recycled. The average American family takes home 1,500 plastic bags a year. Bring Your Own Bag: Do your part for the planet and bring your own reusable bag or purchase your Zoo-themed reusable tote from the gift shop for only $1.99. Thank you for helping us be the #GreenestZooInAmerica!